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Virus Fake Virus Removal Alert


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#1 Oh My!

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Posted 16 October 2010 - 02:57 PM

I get the fake popup window saying there is a security threat and if I want to fix it I am taken to a web page mimicking AVG and asking if I want to remove threats. Have had this happen before but now it is on a laptop.
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#2 Oh My!

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Posted 16 October 2010 - 08:33 PM

Problem solved. No further action needed.
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Posted 16 October 2010 - 08:36 PM

I had that happen to me once too. It ended up being a virus that wiped out my operating system. I had to rebuild.

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Posted 18 October 2010 - 08:14 PM

Fortunately my son was able to locate the virus before it did more damage......
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